Author(s): Kazuo Inamori
One of the world's most respected business leaders shares the personal philosophy that has driven his life of success and innovation. Achieving success starts from within. In this visionary work, the legendary founder of Kyocera and KDDI, Kazuo Inamori, draws on his business savvy, life experience, and faith tradition to provide readers with the wisdom they need to live life fully, meaningfully, and successfully. By asking basic questions, taking a self-help approach, and writing in an engaging, accessible style, Inamori provides readers with useful mental models for understanding how our actions and attitudes affect the results we get - in business and in life.
Dr. Kazuo Inamori is a world-renowned management expert and successful entrepreneur. At age 27, he founded Kyoto Ceramic Co., Ltd. (now Kyocera Corporation) using $10,000 from a friend. Kyocera has since become a global leader in high-tech ceramic and electronic products. In 1984, Inamori established DDI Corporation (now KDDI). One of Japan's leading philanthropists, he established the Inamori Foundation and created the Kyoto Prizes, prestigious international awards given to those who have made outstanding contributions to the progress of society. He is the author of A Passion for Success and For People and for Profit. For more about Inamori, visit global.kyocera.com/inamori/
Prologue Chapter 1: Positives and Negatives Chapter 2: Dreams Chapter 3: Simple Principles Chapter 4: Refining and Enriching Your Soul Chapter 5: Life As a Service to Others Chapter 6: Harmony with the Universe